On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Lyonel Feininger, German-American cartoonist and painter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Tausig, Polish pianist and composer, dies of typhoid at 29
1871 Highlights

About July 17, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer